Mozilla today announced
that its standalone, mobile operating system will be known as Firefox
OS, with TCL Communication Technology and ZTE as its first manufacturing
The first Firefox OS-powered devices will run a Qualcomm Snapdragon
processor and are expected to launch in Brazil in early 2013 via
Telefónica’s Vivo service, Mozilla said.
Operators like Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Sprint, Telecom
Italia, and Telenor have also committed to offering Firefox OS devices.